Gay Rights

EdMurray

Seattle Mayor, Governor Hail Gay Marriage Ruling

“I couldn’t have imagined anything but living … a secret or painful life,” Murray said at an emotional news conference

CBS Seattle–06/26/2015

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Florist In Gay Rights Storm: ‘I’m A Little Grain Of Sand’

The 70-year-old grandmother who owns a flower shop in Washington state and became a national figure for refusing to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding says she was surprised her actions gained such notoriety.

04/11/2015

Brass restroom sign (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Parents Pull Daughter From School After Transgender Student Allowed To Use Girls Bathroom

Two Boise parents are upset after a transgender student was allowed to use the girls bathroom at their daughter’s high school.

03/21/2015

IdahoHouse

23 Gay Rights Activists Arrested In Idaho House And Senate

Idaho State Police said they arrested 23 people on suspicion of misdemeanor trespassing, two of whom were juveniles

CBS Seattle–03/02/2015

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Bicyclist Killed Fought ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

The bicyclist who died in a collision with a truck in downtown Seattle was identified as a well-respected attorney who challenged the U.S. military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for gay service members.

08/31/2014

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Vet Sues After Burial Plot With Gay Partner Denied

A U.S. Navy veteran is suing after the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery refused to allow her to be buried with the ashes of her late wife

CBS Seattle–07/07/2014

George Takei partner Brad Altman (VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

George Takei Beams At Front Of Seattle Pride March

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Seattle on Sunday for the city’s 40th annual Pride Parade

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

Robyn Selman, right, and Karin Cook, wait in line to enter the Manhattan clerks office to be married on July 24, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Idaho Gay Marriage Plaintiffs Seek Court Costs

Four couples who successfully sued Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter over the state’s gay marriage ban are now asking to be reimbursed for nearly half a million dollars of attorney fees and other court costs

CBS Seattle–05/28/2014

Four gay couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Montana's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Challenges Montana’s Gay Marriage Ban

Four gay couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Montana’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

05/21/2014

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Couples Challenging Alaska Gay Marriage Ban

Five gay couples have filed a lawsuit challenging Alaska’s ban on same-sex marriage.

05/12/2014

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